Monthly Archives: June 2020

Scenario analysis predicts that the number of non-native born speakers in Finland will more than double by 2040

MDI carried out a study for the Association of Finnish Municipalities on the development of the number of non-native born language speakers in Finland in the period up to the 2040s. The growth in the number of this group in the 2010s has been really strong, with growth very strongly concentrated in the largest cities. … Continue reading Scenario analysis predicts that the number of non-native born speakers in Finland will more than double by 2040

The four Robocoast consortium provinces are the core area of Finland’s manufacturing export industry.

MDI carried out a study for a consortium of four provinces in Western Finland (Robocoast EDIH), compiling a regional ‘snapshot’ of innovation potentials and digital capabilities. The consortium includes Central Finland, Satakunta, Ostrobothnia and Central Ostrobothnia. The work is related to the current preparation of the EU’s digital innovation hubs. The consortium consists of the … Continue reading The four Robocoast consortium provinces are the core area of Finland’s manufacturing export industry.

The Migration Institute awards the ‘John Morton Prize’ to Timo Aro for his significant work in the field of migration

The Board of the Migration Institute has awarded the 2020 John Morton Award to Timo Aro, MDI’s leading expert. Recognition is given annually for a very meritorious work or work done in Finland for the benefit of migration and multiculturalism. The award has been given since 2010. “Receiving the John Morton Prize is a great … Continue reading The Migration Institute awards the ‘John Morton Prize’ to Timo Aro for his significant work in the field of migration

‘For What Population?’ -survey anticipates the number of new students at all levels of education and in all regions

On behalf of SITRA, MDI has carried out a study entitled, ‘For what population?’ which simultaneously examines Statistics Finland’s regional and age group-specific population forecasts and the number of new students at all levels of education with the help of the National Board of Education’s Vipunen-statistical service covering the period 2018–2040. According to the study, … Continue reading ‘For What Population?’ -survey anticipates the number of new students at all levels of education and in all regions

Kanta-Häme Central Hospital has significant effects on the vitality of the area

MDI analysed and formed a comprehensive picture of the internal and external vitality effects of Kanta-Häme Central Hospital in its area of influence. According to the analysis, the effects are significant. For example, the annual salary of central hospital staff is about 74 million euros, of which four-fifths remain in the province. In addition, the … Continue reading Kanta-Häme Central Hospital has significant effects on the vitality of the area